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Credit Hour Limits

Fall and Spring

The following credit-hour amounts are the maximum study load for the specified groups:

Undergraduate Students 18 hours
New Graduate Students
(except for Institute of Design and Stuart School of Business)
15 hours their first semester
New ID Graduate Students 18 hours
New Stuart Graduate Students 11 hours
Continuing Graduate Students
(except Stuart School of Business)
18 hours
Continuing Stuart Graduate Students 12 hours
Students on Probation 15 hours
Certificate Students 12 hours
Non-degree Students 9 hours

Registration beyond these limits requires approval.

Summer

The following credit-hour amounts are the maximum study load for the specified groups:

New Undergraduate Students
(summer is their first semester)
5 hours
Continuing Undergraduate Students 8 hours
Graduate Students 9 hours
Non-degree Students 8 hours

Registration beyond these limits requires approval.